The founder of a Brazilian group that claims to heal homosexuals has come out against them in an interview with the “Flying Teapot Project” blog. The English and philosophy teacher, also a theologian, Sergio Viula, 42, born and resident in Rio de Janeiro, was one of the founders of the Movement for the Healthy Sexuality […]
Tagged: Former Exgays
When an ex-gay survivor shares an account of how they tried to change or suppress their orientation or gender non-conforming behavior, some gays and lesbians respond–That’s CRAZY! Why would you ever do something that STUPID! Indeed, it may seem illogical that intelligent queer folk living in modern times get duped by promises of heterosexuality or […]
TWO reports that one of their board members, the Rev. Jerry Stephenson, is starting a new ex-gay survivor group in Fort Lauderdale, Florida: I am starting an Ex-Ex-Gay Group called GOD’S WORTHY CREATION with Atlantic Institute Spiritual Counseling Center to help gays and lesbians know that they are wonderfully made as they are in God’s […]
(Note: The relevant texts to this episode can be found here (adb/pdf)), and/or you can view the whole thing here.) With that, we begin. Dr. David Kyle Foster is the producer and co-host of a show called “Pure Passion.”: David founded Mastering Life Ministries in 1987 and has been its director ever since. He is […]
For about the past year, Exodus V.P. Randy Thomas has been slowly transitioning from using the term “ex-gay” to describe himself to the term “post-gay.” He has since taken over the Exodus Blog, and the term “ex-gay” is rarely found. Articles having to do with ex-gay issues are now tagged “post-gay,” and the term has […]
Several ex-gay survivors – people who went through ex-gay therapy but ultimately found it unsuccessful and came out as gay – have been profiled recently by various media outlets. Jacob Wilson, Vince Cervantes, and Daniel Gonzales have been interviewed by Edge Magazine, a gay magazine in Boston, MA. In the article they talk about reasons […]
In a recent post on his blog, Peterson Toscano explains why he describes himself as an ex-gay survivor but not as a victim: In the nearly 20 years of ex-gay/anti-gay/de-gay treatment I endured, no one ever forced me to do any of it. I chose to submit myself to the unsound and potentially damaging practices […]
Christian musician Ray Boltz comes out of the closet. Ex-gay Gregory Quinlan responds to Boltz by distorting the work of geneticist Francis Collins. British Christian superstar Cliff Richard speaks out in favor of gay marriage. Psychologist Jesse Bering examines some of the theories about the origins of homosexuality. Peter LaBarbera comments on the Folsom Street Fair, […]
September is the release month for several items that may be of interest to the XGW community: -Peterson Toscano’s recently retired stage show, Doin’ Time in the Homo No Mo’ Halfway House, is now available on DVD. -Save Me, the ex-gay-themed movie starring Chad Allen, is being screened in selected cities over the next two […]
Ex-gay, ex-Exodus leader Anthony Falzarano believes God may have caused a lesbian’s partner to die of breast cancer in order to chastise her. Falzarano, the founder of PFOX, told former ex-gay Darlene Bogle that God may have been trying to teach her something by taking away her gay partner of 15 years, Des. In a […]
- The Fighting Words of Michael Brown January 24, 2008
- Psychiatrists Warn Church of England to Reject Reparative Therapy November 22, 2007
- Wendy Gritter of Exodus Member Ministry New Direction February 25, 2008
- Ex-Gay Therapist James Phelan Removed From Exodus Referral List November 13, 2007
- Exodus International Lays off Staff, Cuts Benefits August 23, 2010
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